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Zeroing in on zinc

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Loading and hauling / Services

Zeroing in on zinc

Velardeña, Mexico: Among arid, sparsely populated hills sits Mexico’s most productive zinc mine. Every day,...

Mind the gap

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Services

Mind the gap

The mining industry job market is currently a mixed and somewhat puzzling picture. The energy sector is hir...

Streamlined loading

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Loading and hauling

Streamlined loading

LHD loader line – safe and reliable Merging two product lines resulted in the best of two worlds. Meet the ...

Riding the Rhino

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Underground drilling

Riding the Rhino

With its mobility, quick set-up time and practical safety features, the hyper-efficient TRB-Raise Borers Rhino 100...

The clean team

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Environment, Health and Safety

The clean team

Awareness continues to grow about the potential health impacts of diesel particulate matter (DPM) and other underg...

Byrnecut Australia knows the drill

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Automation

Byrnecut Australia knows the drill

CENTRAL WESTERN AUSTRALIA. Byrnecut Australia keeps the dirt moving at Northern Star Resources’ Jundee gold mine, ...

Raising awareness

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Drilling / Environment, Health and Safety / Rock tools and systems / Underground drilling

Raising awareness

Orefields,a newly formed raise boring contractor inside the Arctic Circle in northern Sweden, is building o...

From the ground to the cloud

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Mining systems

From the ground to the cloud

The Internet of Things, one of the most ubiquitous terms across almost every industry, is heralding a change in ho...

Safer travels

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Services

Safer travels

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology in Australia has turned a near miss into a safer transportation solution for dr...

Fleet suite

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Services

Fleet suite

To help mines work smarter, Sandvik has introduced a fleet management solution through a new interactive customer ...

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One of a kind

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Drilling

One of a kind

KARNATAKA, INDIA. Mechanization helps maximize productivity at India’s only primary gold mine, a historic operatio...

Control in the hole

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Underground drilling

Control in the hole

The new Sandvik DU412i drill rig brings highly flexible and automated in-the-hole drilling to underground mining.

Inspiring heights

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Inspiring heights

How a tightrope walker changed the way quarries carried loads between perilous locations.

Future tech today

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Future tech today

Incorporating new technological concepts into product designs increases their productivity, reduces total cost of ...

Planned precision

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Surface drilling

Planned precision

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN. Drilling and blasting in the cramped confines of central Stockholm requires a steady hand, perf...

A paradigm shift

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Mechanical cutting

A paradigm shift

CRESCENT VALLEY, NEVADA. At Barrick Gold’s iconic Cortez mine, one of the world’s largest roadheaders is steadily ...

Noble machines

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Underground drilling

Noble machines

Mining contractor BSHPU tripled its monthly development rate at the Artemyevsky mine in Kazakhstan, with some new ...

Byrnecut Australia knows the drill

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Automation

Byrnecut Australia knows the drill

CENTRAL WESTERN AUSTRALIA. Byrnecut Australia keeps the dirt moving at Northern Star Resources’ Jundee gold mine, ...

Residential revitalization

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Residential revitalization

Backed by a committed new owner and a workforce dedicated to its success, the Fosterville Gold Mine has posted rec...

Protective productivity

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Environment, Health and Safety

Protective productivity

The tough Sandvik HX900 material has helped a copper mine in Arctic Sweden improve environment, health and safety ...

Second to none

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Crushing and screening

Second to none

The new Sandvik CS550 cone crusher is a powerful secondary stage crusher for up to 700-tonne applications. In addi...

Brain trust

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Brain trust

Changes in mining have traditionally moved slowly, but if the industry is to find ways to reverse its “accumulated...